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Publications | 27 Mar 2017

The Media Barometer: First Results 2016

 

The first results of Nordicom’s annual report The Media Barometer shows that readers of daily newspapers continue to decrease, and the use of digital platforms is increasing. Watching TV online is getting more popular - especially among youths, who also spend more and more time on social media. 

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Latest | 22 Mar 2017

New from the National Research Journals in the Nordic countries

The National Research Journals in the Nordic countries have all released new issues . The articles cover themes such as Norweigan film history, how social media can challenge notions of gender and family and the use of Twitter during the Boston Marathon bombings.  

Latest | 21 Mar 2017

New study: The Nordic Advertising Market in a Digital World

Great changes are taking place on the global ad market. The digitalization of advertising is rapid and more advertisers choose to advertise online instead of in traditional media. In a couple of month, Nordicom will be releasing a unique study that reviews how the competition from global digital ad platforms, such as Facebook and Google, affect the media and journalism in the Nordic countries- 

Media Policy | 21 Mar 2017

Norwegian Commission for Media Pluralism delivers its final report

On March 7th, the Commission for Media Pluralism presented its final report, “Norwegian media pluralism - a stronger media policy for the public”. It proposes a number of financial measures to ensure media pluralism and quality journalism in Norway, and calls for politicians to speed up their media policy work.

Public Service | 20 Mar 2017

New record for Nordic TV and media partnership

Never before has so much TV been co-produced across Nordic boundaries. This is reported in the 2016 annual report from Nordvision, the partnership among the Nordic public service broadcasters. The youth drama series Shame and journalistic collaboration around the so-called Panama Papers are two examples of Nordic projects from last year.

Analysis | 20 Mar 2017

The Media Industry Responds to Changing Conditions

According to a recent analysis prepared by the Danish Agency for Culture and Palaces, the media economy is challenged by the effect of the recent changes in the media market. This report examines the media industry’s ability to adapt to the new reality. 

Report | 15 Mar 2017

The Swedish Newspaper Market During the 21st Century

The current newspaper market consist of large-scale owners although fewer in number, at the same time the competitive conditions are transforming and the revenue is falling. A report from Nordicom shows that the structural transformation of the Swedish newspaper market during the 21st century has been extensive and has resulted in great changes.  

Internet | 13 Mar 2017

The Nordics peak in 2017 digital EU index

Denmark, Finland and Sweden are Europe's best-performing countries in digitization, according to the European Commission's digital index of 2017. Norway, not included in the ranking, is at the same high level as its neighbouring Nordic countries.

Media Policy | 13 Mar 2017

Finnish proposal for support to commercial TV news

A Finnish working group appointed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications suggests financial support to commercial TV news broadcasting. They propose a three-year support programme for commercial TV channels with a programme licence to operate a public interest channel.

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